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A Step Back in Time at the Phoenix Fire Museum

Violet Sky at Phoenix Fire Museum, Mobile, Alabama (Photo Credit: Violet Sky)
Violet Sky at Phoenix Fire Museum, Mobile, Alabama (Photo Credit: Violet Sky)
Phoenix Fire Museum, Mobile, Alabama (Photo Credit: Violet Sky)
Phoenix Fire Museum, Mobile, Alabama (Photo Credit: Violet Sky)
Phoenix Fire Museum, Mobile, Alabama (Photo Credit: Violet Sky)
Phoenix Fire Museum, Mobile, Alabama (Photo Credit: Violet Sky)

Nestled away in downtown Mobile lies a tribute to the local firefighter heroes at the Phoenix Fire Museum. Complete with fire engines that are over 100 years old, this place has plenty of history that is bound to explore the vast technologies that have developed in firefighting history.

 

About

Located inside a restored 1855 fire station, the Phoenix Fire Museum offers artifacts from around Mobile. The equipment on display has all been restored and is even cared for by the staff of the fire museum.

There are two floors to the museum. The first floor mainly focuses on the fire engines that have been used in Mobile. The second floor looks to Mobile’s firefighting history prior to the early 1900s.

 

Violet Sky’s Visit

Of course it would not be a fire station with a pole that slides to the first floor for those fire emergencies! The Phoenix Fire Museum has some very knowledgeable guides that are helpful in understanding the significance behind the equipment on display.

 

How to Visit

The Phoenix Fire Museum is located at 203 S. Claiborne Street in Mobile. It is free admission and owned in cooperation with the History Museum of Mobile. For more information please visit the official website here.

 

Thanks for reading and as always, keep on truckin’.

-Violet Sky

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